'Egypt held 3 rocket attack suspects'

Report: Security forces arrested terror squad days before attatcks.

August 8, 2010 10:21
A damaged car is seen at the site of a rocket attack, in front of the Intercontinental Hotel in the

Aqaba Rocket 311. (photo credit: Associated Press)

Egyptian security forces arrested three suspected terrorists in Sinai five days before the rocket attacks that took place in the Gulf of Eialt area, according to an Al-Sharq-Al-Awsat newspaper report.

According to the report by the London-based Arabic newspaper, security forces in Sinai stopped the men with bomb making equipment and explosives.

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No official evidence has been found connecting the three men to the rocket attacks but Egyptian sources have indicated that there had been a connection.

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